GORDON BROWN’S Commons statement on the euro, the world’s biggest
currency union, deliberately faced both ways. The government said it
would try to "break down anti-euro prejudice", but it would not hold a
referendum on joining as yet.
AS TONY Blair jetted his way through the Gulf area, meeting Kuwaiti
sheikhs, lecturing to British squaddies and kissing Iraqi children in
one big photo-opportunity, evidence was growing that he and US president
Bush lied about Saddam’s weapons of mass destruction (WMD).